AARP Offers Class at Newport 60+ Activity Center
The AARP refresher class for all licensed Oregon drivers will be held in Newport on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Newport 60+ Activity Center (next to the Newport City Hall). There will be a one-hour lunch break from 12:00 – 1:00 PM.
Seniors, age 55 and older, may receive a multi-year discount on their auto insurance after completing this six-hour course. There are no tests.
The instructor will cover many topics, including the new driver and pedestrian laws; changes in vision and hearing as driver’s age and tips for handling these changes; reaction times; driving in inclement weather; collisions and how to avoid them; video presentations; and many more subjects helping those attending to become better drivers.
Class size is limited, so reservations should be made. For reservations you can register at: 541-265-9617 or stop into the 60+ Activity Center office at 20 S.E. Second Street, Newport. There is a fee of $20 (to cover supplies). If you are an AARP member there is a $5 member discount. (Please bring AARP member card) The check should be made out to AARP.